Hmmm…I never know how to start these things. I am me, unapologetically me. A single mom of 2 adult children. I am an academic studying and interested in matters of access and retention of some of our most systemically underserved groups in education and every public sphere. I believe education has the power to cure a lot but not everything. To me, education is hope – hope for a brighter future for myself, my kids, and the future of our collective world. I believe in the power of love above all but recognize that love cannot cure all. Regardless of the hate that seems to consume, I still love humanity – don’t care who you are I love you – don’t need to like you or invite you into my life but I will fight for your right to exist and feel safe in your person. Except for Nazis and other virulent racists, they get throat punched. That is kind of the core of who I am. I work to invite others into spaces they might not otherwise have access to and want to contribute to making this a more just and equitable world.

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